Surgical Clips: A Cause of Late Recurrent Gallstones

Herline, Alan J.; Fisk, John M.; Debelak, Jake P.; Shull, Harrison J.; Chapman, William C.
September 1998
American Surgeon;Sep1998, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p845
Academic Journal
Presents a medical case study involving the formation of gallstones around surgical clips after cholecystectomy. Incidence of clip migration into the common bile duct and obstruction; Factors which may increase the incidence of clip cholelithiasis.


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